“An afferent nerve carries impulses from the body to the brain.”
An afferent structure or connection
Carrying away from.
“An efferent nerve carries impulses from the brain to the body.”
“Efferent impulses are those conveyed by the motor or efferent nerves from the central nervous organ outwards.”
A duct or stream that carries away.
conducting or conducted inwards or towards something (for nerves, the central nervous system; for blood vessels, the organ supplied).
an afferent nerve fibre or vessel.
conducted or conducting outwards or away from something (for nerves, the central nervous system; for blood vessels, the organ supplied)
“efferent neurons carry impulses outwards to the effector organs”
an efferent nerve fibre or vessel.